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Improving rural livelihoods, nutrition and food security for refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates affected by the current crisis

Improving rural livelihoods, nutrition and food security for refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates affected by the current crisis

Full title of the project:

Improving rural livelihoods, nutrition and food security for refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates affected by the current crisis

Target areas:

Dohuk and Erbil governorates of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Recipient:
Donor:
Contribution:
USD 1 555 131
07/12/2016-14/02/2018
Project code:
OSRO/IRQ/603/GER
Objective:

To train affected vulnerable populations in Dohuk and Erbil in order to create new livelihood opportunities for stable income generation.

Key partners:

Ministries of Agriculture and Water Resources in Dohuk and Erbil, Ministry of Municipalities and Tourism, Pekawa and the Public Aid Organization.

Beneficiaries reached:

1 680 refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and vulnerable host households.

Activities implemented:
  • 500 Syrian refugees in Dohuk and Erbil governorates were trained in greenhouse vegetable production and microgardening during two crop growing seasons.
  • 400 IDPs and vulnerable host community households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates received 9 200 laying hens, 80 tonnes of poultry feed, 800 feeding and drinking bidders and training on raising and marketing chickens.
  • 200 IDPs and vulnerable host community households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates were trained in food processing (dairy and fruit).
  • 200 IDPs and vulnerable host households in Dohuk and Erbil governorates received training on beekeeping and honey production, including modern methods of keeping bees, and collecting, processing and marketing honey.
  • 380 people from IDP and vulnerable host community households in Erbil governorate were assisted with supplies to repair greenhouses for vegetable production.
Impact:
  • Improved food production skills through training in dairy and fruit processing and greenhouse vegetable production.
  • Enhanced food security for refugee, IDP and vulnerable host community households by increasing the availability of and access to micronutrients and protein-rich foods through vegetable production, poultry breeding and food processing.
  • Increased household income.
  • Strengthened national capacity to train beneficiaries in sustainable income-generating livelihood activities.